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Dr Daniel Wang, PhD (LSE); MSc (LSE); LLM (University of Sao Paulo); LLB (University of Sao Paulo); BA in Social Sciences (University of Sao Paulo)


Lecturer in Health and Human Rights

Room Number: Lincoln's Inn Fields


Daniel Wang is a Lecturer in Health and Human Rights. Before joining the School of Law at Queen Mary he was a LSE Post-doctoral Fellow (2012-2013) and taught at the University of Sao Paulo and at the Brazilian National School of Public Administration.

Wang’s research interest include Human Rights Law; Medical Law and Constitutional Law.

Postgraduate Teaching

  • QLLM078 Mental Health Law
  • ICM 7111 Human Rights and Public Health


  • Human Rights Law
  • Medical Law
  • Constitutional Law


List of selected publications in English

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  • Wang, Daniel. Courts and Priority-Setting in Health Care: requiring, controlling, limiting and circumventing health technology assessment. London: Routledge, under contract

Book Chapters

  • Guise, Monica Rosina ; Wang, Daniel Wei; Campos, Thana. “Access to medicines: pharmaceutical patents and the right to health. In: SHAVER, Lea. (Org.). Access to knowledge in Brazil. 1 ed. New Haven: The Information Society Project at Yale Law School, v. 1, p. 197-213, 2008.

Original articles

  • Wang, Daniel. From Wednesbury unreasonableness to accountability for reasonableness: how courts have contributed to making rationing in the NHS more explicit. Cambridge Law Journal [accepted for publication].
  • Rumboldt, Benedict et al. Universal Health Coverage, Priority Setting and the Human Right to Health. The Lancet [in print].
  • Wang, Daniel and Colucci, Erminia. Should compulsory hospitalization be part of suicide prevention strategies?. BJPsych [in print].
  • Wang, Daniel et al. (ed.) Deprivation of Liberty in a Health and Social Care Context. Special edition for the International Journal of Mental Health and Capacity Law 22, 2016.
  • Wang, Daniel. Right To Health Litigation In Brazil: The Problem And The Institutional Responses. Human Rights Law Review 15 (4): 617-641, 2015.
  • Wang, Daniel Wei & Ferraz, Octávio Motta. Reaching Out to the Needy? Access to Justice and Public Attorneys Role in Right to Health Litigation in the City of São Paulo. Sur. International Journal on Human Rights, v. 10, p. 158-179, 2014.
  • Wang, Daniel Wei. Courts and Health Care Rationing: the case of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court. Health Economics, Policy and Law, 8(1), p. 75-93, 2013.
  • Wang, Daniel Wei & Ferraz, Octavio Luiz Motta. Pharmaceutical Companies vs. the State: Who Is Responsible for Post-Trial Provision of Drugs in Brazil? The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 40, p.188–196, 2012.

Case notes and book reviews

  • Wang, Daniel. Mental Capacity Act, Anorexia Nervosa and the Choice Between Life-Prolonging Treatment and Palliative Care: A NHS Foundation Trust v Ms X [2014] EWCOP 35. The Modern Law Review, 78 (5), 854, 2015.
  • Wang, Daniel and Pivatto, Priscila. Book review of 'Latin American Constitutionalism, 1810–2010. The Engine Room of the Constitution'. Int J Constitutional Law, v.12, n.1: 256-261, 2014.
  • Wang, Daniel Wei & Rizk, Sarah. Book review of Debating Social Rights by Conor Gearty & Virgina Mantouvalou. European Human Rights Law Review, 4, p.475-478, 2012.

Policy papers

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